Look for the enemies of Medicare, of higher minimum wages, of Social Security, of federal aid to education and there you will find the enemy of the Negro, the coalition of Dixiecrats and reactionary Republicans that seek to dominate the Congress.— A. Philip Randolph
Bumbling Higher Education quotations
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Student debt is crushing the lives of millions of Americans.
How does it happen that we can get a home mortgage or purchase a car with interest rates half of that being paid for student loans? We must make higher education affordable for all. We must substantially lower interest rates on student loans. This must be a national priority.
What is the task of higher education? To make a man into a machine.
What are the means employed? He is taught how to suffer being bored.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
Life isn't a race to win, it's a school for our higher education.
In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that's like a big no-no. I know my parents' discouragement was for my own protection, and I'm really close to them now, but they didn't understand that there is value in this. That's because they didn't know.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
Higher education is confronting challenges, like the economy is, about the need for a higher number of more adequately trained, more highly educated citizenry.
Because if you don't have a great workforce, a great higher education system, you're not going to have the next eBay, the next AmGen, the next, you know, Miasole, and not only California but America is going to fall behind a whole new competitive context which is obviously China, India, and other countries.
Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act.
In 1933, the Nazis came to power and the more systematic persecution of the Jews followed quickly. Laws were enacted which excluded Jewish children from higher education in public schools.
As countries embrace mass higher education, the cost of maintaining universities increases dramatically relative to an elite system.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
There are no tests similar to SATs to tell us how much undergraduates know.
State legislators, who appropriate billions of dollars each year to higher education, are naturally interested in finding out what they are getting for their money.
This isn't higher education studying itself.
There are a lot of higher education people here. But there are also people here who are directly involved in whether or not (the United States is) going to have the good jobs in the future.
Adelaide is becoming a hub for higher education.
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
This isn't higher education studying itself.
We must ensure our system of higher education offers world-class quality for a world-class economy.
We are moving in exactly the wrong direction in higher education.
Forty years ago, tuition in some of the great American public universities and colleges was virtually free. Today, the cost is unaffordable for many working class families. Higher education must be a right for all - not just wealthy families.
Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.
I have long since abandoned the notion that higher education is essential to either success or happiness. Hothouses of learning do not always grow anything edible.
We have always believed that our people can stand on no higher ground than the school ground, or can enter any more hopeful room than the classroom. We blend time and faith and knowledge in our schools - not only to create educated citizens, but also to shape the destiny of this great Republic.
God has plans, not problems for our lives.
The life of a Christian is an education for a higher service. God is training you for something.
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.
Emphasis must be put on learning: there is no substitute to education.
It can be briefly formulated in a few words: always, whatever you do in life, think higher and feel deeper.
A tiny portion of the population controls the lions share of the wealth and most of the command positions of state, manufacturing, banking, investment, publishing, higher education, philanthropy, and media... these individuals exercise a preponderant influence over what is passed off as public information and democratic discourse.
Television is teaching all the time. Does more educating than the schools and all the institutions of higher learning.
He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.
... the majority of colored men do not yet think it worth while that women aspire to higher education.... The three R's, a littlemusic and a good deal of dancing, a first rate dress-maker and a bottle of magnolia balm, are quite enough generally to render charming any woman possessed of tact and the capacity for worshipping masculinity.
We shall one day learn to supersede politics by education.
What we call our root-and-branch reforms of slavery, war, gambling, intemperance, is only medicating the symptoms. We must begin higher up, namely, in education.
Higher education is not necessarily a guarantee of higher virtue.
To teach is to color a life forever.
The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.
Education is the sum total of one's experience, and the purpose of higher education is to widen our experiences beyond the circumscribed existence or our own daily lives.
Education should be a right, not a privilege.
We need a revolution in the way that the United States funds higher education.
Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.
So-called 'higher education' is a veritable magnet for second-raters and actively destructive parasites bent on promoting unsound ideas to the inexperienced and gullible. The concentrate in areas like social studies, literature, and art - where opinion reigns supreme. And I find their opinions almost universally appalling.
The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students.
The key to the trap is, of course, education.
The feminine mystique has made higher education for women seem suspect, unnecessary and even dangerous. But I think that education, and only education, has saved, and can continue to save, American women from the greater dangers of the feminine mystique.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Psychoanalysis cannot be considered a method of education if by education we mean the topiary art of clipping a tree into a beautiful artificial shape. But those who have a higher conception of education will prize most the method of cultivating a tree so that it fulfils to perfection its own natural conditions of growth.